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Roy W. Richardson
Works at Mirror Abstract Productions
Attended Capella University,
Lives in South Carolina
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Listen to the One-Off Technology Podcast on Google Play Music and Subscribe so you don't miss a single episode. #Podcast   #Subscribe  
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Episode 6 of The One-Off Technology Podcast is live. The New Age of Learning. How NOT to be a bottom feeder.
MOOCs, CBTs, YouTube, and learning things when you need them. We can possibly learn anything fast. The One-Off Technology Podcast Episode 6 #Podcast #Subscribe
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Hey! Guess What? Google Play Music is doing Podcasts. Finally!!!! You can subscribe to our podcast on your favorite Android Device!!! Subscribe to The One-Off Technology Podcast and decide for yourself if it is one off. 
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In high school I was crazy about a girl who was crazy about Prince. Of course she loved to sing all the inappropriate lyrics of his early stuff, which wasn’t the type of thing a 17 year old boy needed to hear with such a heavy crush on her. We were only…
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On Episode 6 of the One-Off Technology Podcast: Title: The New Age of Learning Do you ever feel like an Internet bottom-feeder? I do. What do I mean? Basically, I search the Internet, especially Google, and I take from the well. I think of the Internet as…
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Education
  • Capella University,
    Masters of Science, Information Technology, Enterprise Software Architecture, 2007 - 2010
  • Limestone College,
    Bachelors of Science, Computer Science, 2001 - 2005
  • Piedmont Technical College,
    Associate of Science, Computer Technology, 1997 - 2000
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"Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known." - Garrison Keillor
Introduction
Computers, Technology, and Gadgets seem to be my life. 

History
Okay, Computers and I aren't dating or anything like that, but I have had a computer under my fingertips since the Commodore Vic 20. Apple 2c and 2e, the first Macintosh's, Tandy TRS80 (pronounced Trash 80), Tandy 1000, even the lowly Timex Sinclair and Coleco Adam. 

In the IBM clone days, I remember booting from a DOS disk and then loading Turbo PASCAL. Two floppy drives in one machine were all the rage then.

Now
Now I live in a world of databases of many flavors and versions as I am part DBA (Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL), OSes of many flavors and versions as I am part system administrator (Windows, UNIX, and Linux), and Enterprise and Mission Critical applications as I am part Basis Administrator (SAP, Maximo, Email, and any other ) that should probably cause me to lose more sleep, but I sleep pretty well. 

My second passion is teaching Computer Technology. I try to share that passion with my students. Knowledge is power. If I ever stop learning, declare me dead.

Spare Time?
In my spare time (Ha ha!) I love living the Internet dream, whether is is being a part of "the social networks" or creating content for my blog and others. (L.A.M.P. Rocks!)

Currently working on two books at the same time (one, a Textbook, the other, science fiction)

Working to be relevant even though I am 2,500+ miles away from Silicon Valley and other Tech Hubs of the world.

BTW, I am NOT a social media expert, nor do I claim to be.

The views expressed are mine alone and not those of my employers.
Bragging rights
Featured in Geeks in Love article in Computerworld. February 2011
Work
Occupation
IT Professional and Technologist, Manager, Sys Admin, DBA, PM, Teacher, Sometimes a Life Coach, and Head Cook and Bottle Washer
Skills
UNIX/Linux, Windows, Mac, DBA, Mixologist, and DJ. "Jack of all trades, Master of some"
Employment
  • Mirror Abstract Productions
    Where ever the wind takes me, 1996 - present
    Rather than list my employment history, this is my non-existent company that encompasses every work experience, interest and hobby I have. I decided if I ever started a company it would be called Mirror Abstract Productions and I created the original logo in the Paint program on an early gray scale Macintosh which I printed out on an early dot matrix printer.
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South Carolina
Previously
L.A, CA
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If you have ever heard the expression, "Eat where the Locals Eat" then the Dixie Drive In is for you. Back in the days when people "cruised" the path was from the "Dixie" to the "Caravan" and back. It harkens back to a day when waitresses used to roller skate out to your car and attach a tray with your food to the window. Those days are no more, but the menu is essentially the same. When I was young at ate there the first time, I asked for a menu and was told, "we have had the same food for 25 years, you don't need a menu". The restaurant underwent some changes in management a few years back and they had tried to add new things to the menu. Saturday nights now offer seafood. It was okay but I much prefer their burgers and fries. The best meal there is the Dixie Cheese Half'n'Half (half onion rings and half fries). Sitting at the bar you feel a bit like you have stepped back a few years. They wait staff has short nicknames for everything so while you may order it one way, their short cuts may from time to time make you wonder what you ordered. Don't worry, it will be what you ordered. Good food, fast service, a Greenwood legend.
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If you are looking for great BBQ, then you need to find the Carolina Barbecue Shack. It is hidden behind the University Grill. Take the road beside M&M Tire and find the sign. Take a right and drive on back to the building. They offer pulled pork, hash, beef brisket, and smoked turkey. You will want to add a baked Potato and barbecue beans to that plate with a roll. They have a Shack Sauce, which is a ranch/sour cream based sauce with a hint of garlic that is so good you could probably use it to eat a rock. It tastes great on everything. You will be hard pressed to decide which BBQ sauce to go with, their signature Carolina Barbecue Shack Barbecue sauce or their Carolina Gold sauce, which is a mustard based sauce. They have lots of sides to choose from but the baked potato with the Shack Sauce and barbecue beans are my favorite. Don't want to cook supper, go by and get a Family pack. When they first opened there were picnic tables outside. Then they added an awning for the tables to be under. Over the last couple of years they built a nice building with beautiful tables, air conditioning, and a big screen TV.
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